The South Bronx is finally seeing the first glimpses of large, market-rate development, and one hotel developer has taken the plunge by filing new building applications for a 13-story apartment building at 477 Gerard Avenue in Mott Haven, next to his under construction hotel at 500 Exterior Street.
Mohammad Badaly, head of Mount Vernon-based Badaly Architects, has filed applications for a five-story, 13-unit mixed-use building at 3190 Riverdale Avenue, in Kingsbridge, five blocks from the 1 train’s stop at 231st Street. The building will measure 19,628 square feet in total, and will feature 4,657 square feet of heath care facilities on two below-grade levels. Residential units above will measure 1,150 square feet apiece, and the existing two-story house passed pre-demolition inspection this past July.
Sharon Hakmon, head of Kew Gardens-based H Holding Group, has filed applications for a seven-story, 18-unit residential building at 3109 Buhre Avenue, in Middletown-Pelham Bay. Located in the East Bronx, three blocks from the 6 train’s Buhre Avenue stop, the building will measure 19,768 square feet. That means market-rate unit will average nearly 1,100 square feet a piece. The prolific Queens-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and demolition permits were filed in July to remove the existing two-family home.
Renderings have surfaced for M. Melnick & Company’s planned 17-story, 134-unit mixed-use building at 810 River Avenue, in the Concourse, a block from the B, D and 4 trains’ stop at 161st Street/Yankee Stadium. Per Curbed, the building will measure 151,250 square feet in total, and will feature 24,560 and 1,680 square feet of retail and community space, respectively, across the first two stories. Apartments will average 933 square feet, and SLCE Architects is designing. Excavation work is currently underway.
The Stagg Group has become one of the Bronx’s most prolific developers, with projects stretching from the East Bronx up to Riverdale. And their latest new building is now in the works at 3469 Cannon Place in Kingsbridge Heights, between the Jerome Park Reservoir and the Major Deegan Expressway.